Duluth Central graduate Michael Baker became Whitney Houston's drummer 20 years ago and later added the title of music director. Baker says he kept his relationship with Houston simple and that's why it lasted so long.
Ryan Poles picking Chicago creates battle of the rebuilds with Vikings
Both of the Vikings' GM finalists land in the same division looking to return to relevancy.
Report: 'This Is Us' star creating NBC series about MN girls' hockey team
No word on when the show will launch.
Twins congratulate David Ortiz on HOF induction, it ends badly
Twins fans haven't forgotten the biggest mistake in franchise history.
Who left the burnt snowmobile on a frozen Minnesota lake?
There wasn't much left beyond the frame and a few other large, metal parts.
Charges: Drunk council member fled police on wrong side of Hwy. 100
The complaint alleges he caused a wrong-way crash, then drove around an officer that tried to stop him.
What does the future hold for the Vikings at linebacker?
Anthony Barr is hitting free agency, and Eric Kendricks is approaching age 30
String of vehicle thefts in St. Paul, most left running unattended
The department is urging people not to leave their car running unattended.
Duhamel replaces Estevez on 'Mighty Ducks' show on Disney+
The reboot premiered in March 2021.
Child COVID hospitalizations reach pandemic-high in northern MN
As omicron surges, more kids are ending up in the hospital.
'It's disgusting': Anglers dumping sewage on to popular ice fishing lake
A local CO told Bring Me The News it's people in newer, RV-style wheel houses.
Reward offered for information on 2021 double fatal shooting in St. Paul
It's been a year since Alejandro Rios and Michael Stewart were found dead on the sidewalk.
Reports: Poles to the Bears, Vikings 'may move quick' on Adofo-Mensah
That's according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Target pulls greeting card mocking Whitney Houston's taste in men
The card, referring to the singer's rocky relationship with Bobby Brown, read "Next time you think of dating the bad boy, consider Whitney Houston." Minneapolis-based Target says the card came out before Houston's Feb. 11 death. The company says it does not want to offend its customers.
Work by Shoreview artist chosen for The Who's official music video
The Who rockers Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend hand picked Jeff Rodenberg's work as the official video for 5:15 from the November release of the music box set Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut, a re-mixed version of the classic 1973 rock opera. The video shows the Shoreview portrait artist painting a composite of the iconic band's members.
Minneapolis law firm Dorsey & Whitney hires new CFO
Richard Holdrup is joining international law firm Dorsey & Whitney as its new chief financial officer, according to a company news release. Holdrup was most recently the CFO at a law firm based in San Francisco.
Daughter of Duluth House candidate says she was abandoned
A write-in candidate for House district 7B in Duluth is being accused of abandoning his daughter 18 years ago. His estranged daughter reached out to the local newspaper claiming his actions are no better than those made by Rep. Kerry Gauthier. Gauthier recently dropped his bid for reelection after admitting to engaging in sexual activity with a 17-year-old boy at a Duluth rest stop.
Minnesota man who wrote 'Funkytown' leads copyright fight against music industry
An obscure 1976 amendment to U.S. copyright law gives songwriters the right to reclaim ownership of a song after 35 years. MPR reports Steven Greenberg, the St. Louis Park musician who penned "Funkytown," has become the first person to file a "termination of transfer" notice.
Duluth woman says she owes her health to African parasites
Jacqueline Snyder has struggled with eczema, multiple sclerosis, and asthma for most of her 29 years. But in the last year things have gotten much better. And she says the credit belongs to 85 hookworms implanted in her body in an alternative procedure that's prohibited in the U.S.
Target takes 'gift card' in very different directions
Singing chipmunks and marble mazes? The Business Journal takes a look at some of the crazy, zany ways that Target is rethinking the simple gift card.
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